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[movies]Enrique Peñalosa: Why buses represent democracy in action - TED.com
"An advanced city is not one where even the poor use cars, but rather one where even the rich use public transport," argues Enrique Peñalosa. In this spirited talk, the former mayor of Bogotá shares some of the tactics he used to change the transportation dynamic in the Colombian capital... and suggests ways to think about building smart cities of the future.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED; Talks; cities; design; sustainability; TEDCity2.0; 2013
Downloads: 64
[movies]Diébédo Francis Kéré: How to build with clay... and community - TED.com
Diébédo Francis Kéré knew exactly what he wanted to do when he got his degree in architecture… He wanted to go home to Gando in Burkina Faso, to help his neighbors reap the benefit of his education. In this charming talk, Kéré shows off some of the beautiful structures he's helped to build in his small village in the years since then, including an award-winning primary school made from clay by the entire community.
Keywords: TedTalks; TED; Talks; Africa; architecture; sustainability; TEDCity2.0; 2013
Downloads: 39
[movies]Toni Griffin: A new vision for rebuilding Detroit - TED.com
Once the powerhouse of America's industrial might, Detroit is more recently known in the popular imagination as a fabulous ruin, crumbling and bankrupt. But city planner Toni Griffin asks us to look again -- and to imagine an entrepreneurial future for the city's 700,000 residents.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED; Talks; business; cities; culture; TEDCity2.0; 2013
Downloads: 54
[movies]Diébédo Francis Kéré: How to build with clay... and community - TED.com
Diébédo Francis Kéré knew exactly what he wanted to do when he got his degree in architecture… He wanted to go home to Gando in Burkina Faso, to help his neighbors reap the benefit of his education. In this charming talk, Kéré shows off some of the beautiful structures he's helped to build in his small village in the years since then, including an award-winning primary school made from clay by the entire community.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED; Talks; Africa; architecture; sustainability; TEDCity2.0; 2013
Downloads: 58
[movies]Robin Nagle: What I discovered in New York City trash - TED.com
New York City residents produce 11,000 tons of garbage every day. Every day! This astonishing statistic is just one of the reasons Robin Nagle started a research project with the city's Department of Sanitation. She walked the routes, operated mechanical brooms, even drove a garbage truck herself--all so she could answer a simple-sounding but complicated question: who cleans up after us?
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED; Talks; anthropology; business; culture; TEDCity2.0; 2013
Downloads: 92
[movies]Eric Liu: Why ordinary people need to understand power - TED.com
Far too many Americans are illiterate in power — what it is, how it operates and why some people have it. As a result, those few who do understand power wield disproportionate influence over everyone else. “We need to make civics sexy again,” says civics educator Eric Liu. “As sexy as it was during the American Revolution or the Civil Rights Movement.”
Keywords: TedTalks; TED; Talks; democracy; policy; politics; TEDCity2.0; 2013
Downloads: 13
[movies]Jeff Speck: The walkable city - TED.com
How do we solve the problem of the suburbs? Urbanist Jeff Speck shows how we can free ourselves from dependence on the car -- which he calls "a gas-belching, time-wasting, life-threatening prosthetic device" -- by making our cities more walkable and more pleasant for more people.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED; Talks; cities; culture; design; transportation; TEDCity2.0; 2013
Downloads: 75
[movies]Janette Sadik-Khan: New York's streets? Not so mean any more - TED.com
"The work of a transport commissioner isn't just about stop signs and traffic signals," explains Janette Sadik-Khan, who was appointed to that role in New York City in 2007. In this funny and thought-provoking talk, she details the thinking behind successful initiatives to reshape street life in the 5 boroughs, including the addition of pedestrian zones in Times Square and the arrival of Citi Bikes...
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED; Talks; architecture; cities; design; transportation; TEDCity2.0; 2013
Downloads: 68
[movies]Catherine Bracy: Why good hackers make good citizens - TED.com
Hacking is about more than mischief-making or political subversion. As Catherine Bracy describes in this spirited talk, it can be just as much a force for good as it is for evil. She spins through some inspiring civically-minded projects in Honolulu, Oakland and Mexico City — and makes a compelling case that we all have what it takes to get involved.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED; Talks; cities; software; urban planning; TEDCity2.0; 2013
Downloads: 47
[movies]Mohamed Ali: The link between unemployment and terrorism - TED.com
For the young and unemployed in the world's big cities, dreams of opportunity and wealth do come true -- but too often because they're heavily recruited by terrorist groups and other violent organizations. Human rights advocate Mohamed Ali draws on stories from his native Mogadishu to make a powerful case for innovation incubators for our cities' young and ambitious.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED; Talks; Africa; business; entrepreneur; global issues; innovation; peace; violence; youth; TEDCity2.0; 2013
Downloads: 86
[movies]Chris Downey: Design with the blind in mind - TED.com
What would a city designed for the blind be like? Chris Downey is an architect who went suddenly blind in 2008; he contrasts life in his beloved San Francisco before and after -- and shows how the thoughtful designs that enhance his life now might actually make everyone's life better, sighted or not.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED; Talks; agriculture; design; urban planning; TEDCity2.0; 2013
Downloads: 71
[movies]Iwan Baan: Ingenious homes in unexpected places - TED.com
In the center of Caracas, Venezuela, stands the 45-story "Tower of David," an unfinished, abandoned skyscraper. But about eight years ago, people started moving in. Photographer Iwan Baan shows how people build homes in unlikely places, touring us through the family apartments of Torre David, a city on the water in Nigeria, and an underground village in China. Glorious images celebrate humanity's ability to survive and make a home -- anywhere.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED; Talks; cities; creativity; culture; design; photography; TEDCity2.0; 2013
Downloads: 135
[movies]Mohamed Ali: The link between unemployment and terrorism - TED.com
For the young and unemployed in the world's big cities, dreams of opportunity and wealth do come true -- but too often because they're heavily recruited by terrorist groups and other violent organizations. Human rights advocate Mohamed Ali draws on stories from his native Mogadishu to make a powerful case for innovation incubators for our cities' young and ambitious.
Keywords: TedTalks; TED; Talks; Africa; entrepreneur; global issues; innovation; peace; violence; TEDCity2.0; 2013
Downloads: 19
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